Excerpts from Their Eyes Were Watching God © 1937, 1965; Dust Tracks on a Road © 1942, 1970, by Zora Neale Hurston are reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers.
Hurston, Zora Neale. Dust Tracks on a Road. © 1942, 1970. New York: HarperCollins, 1992.
---. "How It Feels to Be Colored Me." I Love Myself When I Am Laughing ... and Then Again When I Am Looking Mean and Impressive: A Zora Neale Hurston Reader. Ed. Alice Walker. New York: Feminist Press, 1979.
---. Their Eyes Were Watching God. © 1937, 1965. New York: HarperCollins, 1990.
Hughes, Langston. The Big Sea. 1940. New York: Hill and Wang, 1993.
Kaplan, Carla, ed. Zora Neale Hurston: A Life in Letters. New York: Doubleday, 2002.
Locke, Alain, ed. The New Negro: Voices of the Harlem Renaissance. 1925. New York: Touchstone, 1997.
Wright, Richard. "Between Laughter and Tears." New Masses 5 October 1937: 22-5.
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